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From Martin Sebor <se...@roguewave.com>
Subject Re: spaces in rw_xxx_expand()
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2008 23:54:31 GMT

PING? Should I open an issue for this or is it something you're
already working on or planning to?


Martin Sebor wrote:
> 
> In the shell, spaces that are otherwise treated as separators can
> be either escaped or quoted to have them interpreted as ordinary
> characters. The rw_xxx_expand() functions let me escape spaces but
> they don't seem to like quoting. For example, the shell expands
> the following three strings to the same result:
> 
>      "a{b\ c,d}"    ==> "ab c ad"
>      "a{b' 'c,d}"
>      "a{b" "c,d}"
> 
> but rw_brace_expand() fails on the last two. It should work the
> same as the shell.
> 
> In the change below I've enhanced the 0.braceexpand.cpp test to
> exercise a number of (passing) test cases including plan as well
> as escaped whitespace:
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=642790&view=rev
> 
> I think the same test cases should be added for quoted whitespace.
> 
> Martin
> 
> 

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